With these Five Partnerships SAP is Redefining Business Operation Models



In the realm of enterprise application software, none other than SAP has been the provider to companies of all sizes to run better by redefining their ERP. SAP also provides solutions that help customers to operate profitability adapt to changes and bring out their uniqueness on a global front. For long, SAP has been partnering with other significant big companies to create solutions, using both expertise from their platforms, to tackle today’s business world problems. Today, SAP further extends some of its long-time partnerships to provide better than ever solutions and create experiences that transform the way companies function, recruit and use their data.

SAP and Microsoft to Create New Experience in Handling Workforce

To help customers overcome their most pressing business challenges, SAP and Microsoft have announced the next phase of their long-standing relationship. Both companies are in thoughts to integrate SAP SuccessFactors solutions with Microsoft 365 Copilot, Copilot in Viva Learning, as well as, Microsoft's Azure OpenAI Service to enable access to powerful language models that evaluate and produce natural language. As a result, companies will be able to provide new experiences that will enhance how they recruit, retain, and develop their workforce.

Below are the planned results of both companies collaborating on innovative experiences that streamline hiring and staff development procedures along with the aid of Azure OpenAI Service API:

Recruiting without Interruption: People leaders will be able to upgrade job descriptions using Copilot in Microsoft Word with additional material. No bias will be overlooked thanks to an interface between the SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting system and Microsoft 365. To finish the procedure, the completed job descriptions will subsequently be published in SAP SuccessFactors solutions without requiring people leaders to interrupt their regular workday.

Personalized Learning: Employees will be able to use Copilot in Microsoft Viva Learning to conduct natural language queries to create personalized learning recommendations based on data and learning courses in SAP SuccessFactors solutions that are in line with the employee's career and development goals. This will be possible thanks to integration between SAP SuccessFactors solutions and Microsoft Viva Learning.

SAP and Google Cloud Unlock the Power of Business Data

By further expanding their partnership, SAP and Google Cloud plan to enable customers to build end-to-end data cloud that integrates data across enterprise landscape through SAP’s Datasphere solution and Google's data cloud. This would also allow businesses to view their entire data estates in real time and get the most out of their Google Cloud and SAP software investments.

Today’s common problem is that, before receiving value from their data investments, organizations invest an enormous quantity of resources in establishing complicated data integrations, tailored analytics engines, and generative AI and natural language processing (NLP) models. Therefore, the new open data from SAP and Google Cloud will enhance the RISE with SAP solution and allow clients to:


Access Business Critical Data in Real-Time: Customers can access their most important data in real time without duplicating it thanks to the connectivity between SAP Datasphere and Google Cloud BigQuery.

Simplify Data Landscapes: Customers can now combine data from SAP and non-SAP products by federating searches across SAP Datasphere and BigQuery. By doing this, common data silos from sources across marketing, sales, finance, supply chain, and other areas are eliminated.

Train Models on Data: Businesses will be able to train models on data from SAP and non-SAP systems using Google's AI and ML services.

Analyze Financial and Business Outcomes: Businesses can use the analytics features of Google Cloud's SAP Analytics Cloud offering to assess financial and business outcomes while increasing the model accuracy.

Accelerate Sustainability through Actionable Insights: To accelerate sustainability journeys with useful insights, SAP and Google Cloud are investigating how to combine SAP Datasphere with larger ESG data sets and insights powered by Google Cloud.

SAP and IBM Open New Paths into AI-Driven Insights and Automation

To speed up innovation and improve user experiences throughout the SAP application portfolio, SAP and IBM plan to integrate IBM Watson technology into SAP applications. This will give new AI-driven insights and automation.

The digital assistant in SAP Start, which serves as a uniform entry point for SAP cloud applications, will be powered by IBM Watson capabilities. Users can search for, launch, and interact with apps offered in cloud solutions from SAP and SAP S/4HANA Cloud using SAP Start. With the aid of IBM Watson AI solutions based on IBM's trust and transparency and data protection principles, new AI capabilities in SAP Start will be created to assist customers increase productivity through both natural language capabilities and predictive insights. With the aim of assisting managers and staff with a variety of inquiries, SAP Start's new digital assistant features will be expanded across all SAP systems.

The features are intended to assist unlock staff productivity so they may concentrate on more strategic work by automating and expediting routine operations.

AMD Turns a New Leaf in its Digital Transformation with SAP

AMD, a leader in adaptive and high-performance computing, successfully made its move into SAP S/4HANA Cloud, private edition. This highlights a significant turning point in AMD's digital transformation journey and enhances their long-standing partnership.

The move is a part of AMD's effort to unify onto a single enterprise platform and its cloud strategy. To fulfill its promise to customers to undergo digital transformation, AMD chose the RISE with SAP solution, building on the success it has had with SAP Ariba, SAP Signavio, and SAP SuccessFactors solutions as well as SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP). In partnership with SAP, AMD EPYC™ server CPUs have already provided some of the biggest corporations in the world with outstanding CPU performance and energy savings.

By wrapping and unifying applications, platforms, tools, and services, RISE with SAP will assist AMD in streamlining its infrastructure into a single enterprise platform, fostering ongoing innovation and growth for the SAP client of almost 25 years. The company wants to strengthen intelligent expenditure, human experience management, and digital supply chain to future-proof its business with SAP.

Swarovski to Bolster its Cloud Goal with SAP

World's leading jewelry and accessories brand, Swarovski, has chosen the RISE with SAP solution and the SAP Commerce Cloud solution to migrate its entire SAP software-based digital backbone and e-commerce landscape to the cloud to save costs and boost productivity.

The strategic alliance with SAP underpins Swarovski's LUXignite initiative, which aims to strengthen the company's position in the luxury sector and increase its market share for fine jewelry.

The relationship between Swarovski and SAP dates back more than 40 years. with the upcoming chapter, SAP will assist the 127-year-old business with its digital transition.

By providing Swarovski with a digital core that is future-proof and has the flexibility and security to support ongoing innovation in the cloud, RISE with SAP will help the company accomplish its cloud goal. For developing distinct Swarovski client loyalty across all touch points and innovating to provide distinctive customer experiences, SAP Commerce Cloud delivers a dependable foundation.

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